151 “You Are Not Alone” Quotes That Are Inspiring And Reassuring

These “You are not alone” quotes would help you feel reassured on days when you feel lonely or on the verge of giving up. Keep reading to feel more inspired.

Anubhuti Mishra
Written by Anubhuti Mishra , Relationship Expert
Updated on Jul 12, 2024 | 06:29 PM IST | 235.7K
You Are Not Alone Quotes
You Are Not Alone Quotes

No matter how engaged and surrounded by people we keep ourselves, there will always be a time when we feel all alone. Or, at least that’s how we would perceive it. We could feel alone either because we’ve been physically and socially distanced from people where we’re unable to reach them, or because we’ve picked a path for ourselves in which there aren’t many supporters with us. 

In such situations, “You are not alone” quotes can provide great solace, and be a comforting reminder of the fact that we’re never truly alone; after all, no matter how much we dramatize being alone in life, if we pay attention and thinking clearly, we always have someone either like us or with us! 

A lack of company is often perceived negatively. However, people fail to recognize that there is strength in solitude, and by spending time with one’s own thoughts, one can take a breather from the noise and clutter of life, indulge in deep thought, and gain more perspective about things. 

No matter how uncomfortable, sometimes the loneliest moment of one’s life can be the most meaningful, as it helps one gain more clarity in life. This is perhaps the reason why the most content people in their lives are the ones who have made their peace with solitude. So, without further ado, let’s jump right in and go through the following happy quotes, which help us with the struggles of life and understand the benefits of solitude. 



151 Quotes to Reassure That You Are Not Alone


Inspirational “You Are Not Alone” Quotes


You Are Not Alone Quotes


1. “When you think you're alone, when you think there's no one in this world who'll stand up for you, look around and make sure you're right. Friends can appear in the most unlikely people, and are often right in front of you.” — Richard Thornton


2. “Through the twists and turns of life, I find myself so grateful for my friends. Even though sometimes the days can seem so dark, and my heart can feel so hurt, I am never alone; my friends are beside me.” — Steve Maraboli


3. “You are never alone. Somewhere on this Earth, there is always someone who is there for you. There is always someone that cares about you and feels your pain. There is always someone that will understand your story. Don’t be afraid to come out of your shell. Don’t be afraid to interact with people. Don’t be afraid to be who you are. Dare to dream, Explore, and Love. The outcomes are worth it.” — Hina Yu



4. “We're all in this together. It's okay to be honest. It's okay to ask for help. It's okay to say you're stuck, or that you're haunted, or that you can't begin to let go. We can all relate to those things. Screw the stigma that says otherwise. Break the silence and break the cycle, for you are more than just your pain. You are not alone. And people need other people.” — Jamie Tworkowski


5. "Walking with a friend in the dark is better than walking alone in the light." — Helen Keller


6. “You are not alone. You are seen. I am with you. You are not alone.” — Shonda Rhimes


7. “We read to know we are not alone.” — C. S. Lewis


8. “Music was my refuge. I could crawl into the space between the notes and curl my back to loneliness.” — Maya Angelou


9. “Just remember, you are not alone, in fact, you are in a very common place with millions of others. We need to help each other and keep striving to reach our goals.” — Mike Moreno



10. “I am not alone even in solitude.” — Debasish Mridha


11. “Never forget that you are not alone. There are people who care about you and who want to help you, no matter what.” — Anonymous


12. “We all go through tough times but always remember, you are never alone. There are people who care and love you, even if they are not near you.” — Anonymous


13. “So now, all alone or not, you gotta walk ahead. The thing to remember is if we're all alone, then we're all together in that too.” — Cecelia Ahern


14. "Sometimes, you find yourself in the middle of nowhere, and sometimes, in the middle of nowhere, you find yourself." — Anonymous


15. . “I’m not alone now either. The world is all around me. People leave, but there are always more coming. The catch is that you have to open the door to let them in.” — Kathy McCullough, “Who Needs Magic?”


16. "Realize that you are not alone, that we are in this together, and most importantly that there is hope.” — Deepika Padukone


17. “Live your life, listen to your music way too loud, be crazy and as different as you want to be and always remember you are not alone.” — Andy Biersack


18. “Life is slippery. Here, take my hand.” — H. Jackson Brown, Jr.



19. “Do not feel lonely; the entire universe is inside you.” — Jalaluddin Rumi


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20. “No matter how alone you feel, you are never truly alone. There are always people out there who care about you and who are willing to support you.” — Anonymous


21. “Knowing that you're not alone really does make all the difference in the world.” — Normani Hamilton


22. “You are never alone, not when you have friends. Learn from my stories and, through thick and thin, remember, if you have friends you are never alone. Rock.” - Kristen Ashley


23. “I have a good life, I remind myself. There are plenty of people who love me. They’re just not around at the moment.” ― Cynthia Hand


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24. “If you want to be happy, learn to be alone without being lonely. Learn that being alone does not mean being unhappy. The world is full of plenty of interesting and enjoyable things to do and people who can enrich your life.” — Michael Josephson


25. “You are never alone; if you can talk to your conscience.” — M.F. Moonzajer


26. “It’s only natural to feel lonely after the enjoyable moments pass. But as you experience new joys those feelings of sorrow will start to fade.” — Mizu Sahara



27. “I want you to know that you are not alone in your being alone.” — Stephen Fry


28. “I am a part of all that I have met.” — Lord Tennyson


29. “God has promised that whatever you face, you are not alone. He knows your pain. He loves you. And He will bring you through the fire.” — Sheila Walsh


30. “What has really happened when you feel alone is that you’ve abandoned yourself. You have stopped taking care of your own basic needs — you don’t value yourself, you don’t listen to your own thoughts, and you don’t take care of your physical, emotional, or spiritual self. This is what is causing you to feel alone. You have abandoned you.” — Gregg Michaelsen


You Are Not Alone Quotes

31. “In a world where you can be anything, be kind. And remember, you are not alone.”  — Anonymous


32. “When you feel like you’re lost, remember that you are not alone. There are people who care about you and are there to support you.”  — Anonymous


33. “I love to be alone. I never found the companion that was so companionable as solitude.” — Henry David Thoreau


34. “If you're going through a dark period, remember that you're not alone.” — Demi Lovato


35. “Remember you are never really alone. Although it may feel like it for very long stretches of time.” — Steven L. Peck


36. “In solitude, the mind gains strength and learns to lean upon itself.” — Laurence Sterne


37. “Your angels are ALWAYS with you, every minute of every day. You are never alone. You are always loved and watched over.” — Doreen Virtue


38. “I’m here. I love you. I don’t care if you need to stay up crying all night long, I will stay with you... There’s nothing you can ever do to lose my love. I will protect you until you die, and after your death, I will still protect you. I am stronger than Depression and I am braver than Loneliness and nothing will ever exhaust me.” — Elizabeth Gilbert


39. “When life gets tough and you feel like giving up, remember that you are not alone. There are people who love and care about you, and they will always be there to support you.” — Anonymous


40. “Look at the sky. We are not alone. The whole universe is friendly to us and conspires only to give the best to those who dream and work.” — A. P. J. Abdul Kalam


Meaningful “You Are Not Alone” Quotes



You Are Not Alone Quotes

41. “There are no passengers on spaceship earth. We are all crew.” — Marshall McLuhan


42. “Sometimes, when I’m alone, I wonder if it really counts as being alone, since I am covered in millions of other living organisms.” — Travis Jeremiah Dahnke, “Write like no one is reading.”


43. “Those are the same stars, and that is the same moon, that look down upon your brothers and sisters, and which they see as they look up to them, though they are ever so far away from us, and each other.” — Sojourner Truth


44. “When the others were picked up and walked home by friends or fathers or best friend’s sisters, I was the kid in a grey hoodie, walking with the poets, the singers, the thinkers, and I was not alone.” — Charlotte Eriksson


45. “You are not alone. You are loved. You are valued. You are enough.” — Anonymous


46. “When the world makes me feel like I am alone, love reminds me otherwise.” ― Steve Maraboli


47. “There are days when solitude is a heady wine that intoxicates you with freedom, others when it is a bitter tonic, and still others when it is a poison that makes you beat your head against the wall.” — Sidonie Gabrielle Colette


48. “In solitude, the mind gains strength and learns to lean upon itself.” — Laurence Sterne


49 “When I was alone. I looked to the sky. When I looked to the sky. I wasn’t alone.” — Abdul Bari Khalil


You Are Not Alone Quotes

50. “Just knowing you’re not alone is often enough to kindle hope amid tragic circumstances.” — Richelle E. Goodrich


51. “Every single human being who is alive has felt this kind of pain, hopelessness, and loneliness at one time or another. We are all connected through this shared pain and struggle.” — Leo Babauta


52. “Ultimately what I like about reading together is that we all make it happen together. Of course even amid shared experience we’re still alone… each reading of each book is unique. But what a comfort it is to share readings and experiences. How lucky we are when we get to be alone together.” — John Greene


53. “Connecting with others is rewarding; it makes us feel like we’re not alone in the world.” — Jonah Berger


54. “A liquid rose-gold warmth — whatever color is on the opposite end of the spectrum from the color of aloneness — fills me briefly. When the wind blows in your face when you feel you are losing your head when the going gets tough, and when all else fails, look inside you, you are not alone.” — Malak El Halabi



55. “My best friend is the one who brings out the best in me.”― Henry Ford


56. “If I exist, then surely there must be someone else out there like me.” — Joyce Rachelle


57. “Because in our pain we must find each other – mirror to mirror the grace of our shared humanity, the stunningly broken beauty of our shared grief. And you can let your grief see my grief and let our tears mingle into some kind of healing alchemy, and you’ll know what I know. That we are never alone. I promise. You and me? We are never, ever alone.” — Jeanette LeBlanc


58. “Life is not what you alone make it. Life is the input of everyone who touched your life and every experience that entered it. We are all part of one another.” — Yuri Kochiyama


59. “Don't ever lose hope. Even when life seems bleak and hopeless, know that you are not alone.” — Nancy Reagan


60. “Don’t be afraid to reach out and ask for help. You are not alone, and there is no shame in seeking support.” — Anonymous


61. “You are not alone in your journey. You are not alone in your struggles. You are not alone in your pain. You are not alone, and there is always light at the end of the tunnel.” — Anonymous


62. “Never underestimate the power of community. Even in the darkest moments, know that you are not alone and that you have the support of those who care about you.” — Anonymous


63. “Laughter, song, and dance create emotional and spiritual connection; they remind us of the one thing that truly matters when we are searching for comfort, celebration, inspiration, or healing: We are not alone.” — Brené Brown


64. “I believe in the power of song. Under the spell of the right song, passion is within reach, love is close by, and you are not alone!” — Dave Sitek

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65. “Remember even when alone, that the divine is everywhere.” — Confucius


66. “You are blessed, You are great. You are not alone. You are powerful.” — Amit Ray


67. “Still and all, why bother? Here's my answer. Many people need desperately to receive this message: I feel and think as much as you do, care about many of the things you care about, although most people do not care about them. You are not alone.” — Kurt Vonnegut


68. “Though you're far away, I am here to stay. But you are not alone, I am here with you…” Michael Jackson



69. “We all feel lonely from time to time. Hence, we’re not alone in that.” — Anonymous


70. “I live in that solitude which is painful in youth but delicious in the years of maturity.” — Albert Einstein

71. “You are never alone. You are eternally connected with everyone.” — Amit Ray


72. “You are not isolated in your journey. You are surrounded by those who care, who understand, and who are ready to offer a helping hand.” — Anonymous


73. “The beauty of life is that we are never alone in our struggles. Others have overcome similar hardships, and they stand with us in solidarity.” — Anonymous


74. “When the world feels like a cold and lonely place, remember that you are not alone. You are surrounded by love and light, waiting to be discovered.” .” — Anonymous 


75. “When life gets tough, don’t forget that you are not alone. You are loved, valued, and appreciated, and you have the strength to persevere.” — Anonymous 


“Enjoy Your Own Company” Quotes

You Are Not Alone Quotes

 “Her own thoughts and reflections were habitually her best companions.” — Jane Austen


77. “Sometimes you need to be alone. Not to be lonely, but to enjoy your free time being yourself.” — Anonymous


78. "Loneliness is the poverty of self; solitude is the richness of self." - May Sarton 


80. “The greatest thing in the world is to know how to belong to oneself.” — Michel de Montaigne 


81. “All great and precious things are lonely.” — John Steinbeck 


82. “Being alone has a power that very few people can handle.” — Steven Aitchison


83. “Alone time is when I distance myself from the voices of the world so I can hear my own.” — Oprah Winfrey


84. “I don’t want to be alone, I want to be left alone.” — Audrey Hepburn


85. “To be left alone is the most precious thing one can ask of the modern world.” — Anthony Burgess


86. “If you're lonely when you're alone, you're in bad company.” ― Jean-Paul Sartre


87. “I care for myself. The more solitary, the more friendless, the more unsustained I am, the more I will respect myself.” ― Charlotte Brontë, Jane Eyre


88. “My imagination functions much better when I don't have to speak to people.” ― Patricia Highsmith


89. “Loneliness is the human condition. Cultivate it. The way it tunnels into you allows your soul room to grow.” — Janet Fitch


90. “I would rather sit on a pumpkin, and have it all to myself, than be crowded on a velvet cushion.” ― Henry David Thoreau


91. “Loneliness adds beauty to life. It puts a special burn on sunsets and makes night air smell better.” — Henry Rollins


92. “If you make friends with yourself you will never be alone.” — Maxwell Maltz


93. “Solitude is the place of purification.” — Martin Buber


94. “The best part about being alone is that you really don't have to answer to anybody. You do what you want.” — Justin Timberlake


95. “I'm not alone, I'm free. I no longer have to be a credit, I don't have to be a symbol to anybody; I don't have to be a first to anybody.” — Lena Horne

“Don’t Be Afraid to Be Alone” Quotes


You Are Not Alone Quotes

96. “If you knew who walked beside you at all times, on the path that you have chosen, you could never experience fear or doubt again.” — Wayne Dyer


97. "Loneliness can make the world feel cold and empty, but love warms you from the inside out." — Anonymous 


98. “Loneliness can be a prison, trapping you in a world of isolation. But love is the key that sets you free." — Anonymous


99. “Alone time is not isolation, it’s a chance to rediscover yourself.” — Anonymous


100. “It is better to be alone, than to be in bad company.” — George Washington


101. “Being alone is scary, but not as scary as feeling alone in a relationship.” — Amelia Earhart


102. “No one is worth your peace. You are better off alone than living in a negotiated hell.” — J. M. Storm


103. “Walking alone doesn’t mean you’re lost; it means you’re paving your own path.” — Anonymous


104. “No matter how isolated you may feel, know that you are not alone. You are loved and valued, and you have the strength to overcome any obstacle.” — Anonymous


“It’s Okay to Be Alone” Quotes


You Are Not Alone Quotes

105. “Solitude is fine but you need someone to tell that solitude is fine.” ― Honoré de Balzac


106. “We're born alone, we live alone, we die alone. Only through our love and friendship can we create the illusion for the moment that we're not alone.” — Orson Welles


107. “It is good to be alone, for solitude is difficult; that something is difficult should be one more reason to do it.” — Rainer Maria Rilke


108. “And after all these pointless fights, wasted days, mental breakdowns, broken promises and mendacious beliefs, I think that I am better off alone.” — James Andrew Crosby


109. “Embrace the silence; it allows you to hear the music of your own heart.” — Anonymous 


110. “I’d never chosen to be alone, but that was the way things had turned out, and I’d grown used to it.” — Sebastian Faulks


111. “Your life will get better when you realize it’s better to be alone than to chase people who don’t really care about you.” — Anonymous


112. “Maybe she’ll fight better this way. Nothing motivates you like being alone and cornered on the streets.” — Marie Lu 


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113. “Never forget you’re better off alone than with somebody that makes you feel lonely, when you are together.” — Mark Anthony


114. “That was the thing about being alone, in theory or in principle. Whatever happened-good, bad, or anywhere in between-it was always, if nothing else, all your own.” — Sarah Dessen


115. Better alone than amongst traitors.” — Arthur Schopenhauer


116. “They judge me before they even know me. That’s why I‘m better off alone.” — Shrek


117. “Being alone allows you to appreciate the beauty of human connection even more.” — Unknown 


118. “Don’t be afraid to explore uncharted territory; sometimes the greatest discoveries are made alone.” — Anonymous


119. “Being alone is better than sitting next to a lover and feeling lonely.” — Richard Linklater


120. “The best remedy for those who are afraid, lonely or unhappy is to go outside, somewhere where they can be quiet, alone with the heavens, nature and God. Because only then does one feel that all is as it should be.” — Anne Frank


130. “What a lovely surprise to finally discover how unlonely being alone can be.” — Ellen Burstyn


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131. “Sitting alone, sleeping alone, acting alone, let the diligent one enjoy the forest, taming the self alone.” — Buddha


132. “I wish I could show you when you are lonely or in darkness the astonishing light of your own being.” — Hafez-e Shirazi


133. “Life could be wonderful if people would leave you alone.” — Charlie Chaplin


134. “The soul that sees beauty may sometimes walk alone.” — Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe


135. “I think it’s good for a person to spend time alone. It gives them an opportunity to discover who they are and to figure out why they are always alone.” — Amy Sedaris


136. “One’s better off alone, and yet there are so many things that are impossible to fathom on one’s own. In fact, it’s a terrible business and the task is a hard one.” — Claude Monet


137. “I was a sinner. I knew that without a doubt. But I was not alone. And the night was the accomplice of us all.” — William Kent Krueger


138. “You don’t have to be sunshine and smiles all the time. It’s okay to be alone too.” — Unknown


139. “The time you feel lonely is the time you most need to be by yourself. Life’s cruelest irony.” ― Douglas Coupland

Quotes About Being Alone in Life


You Are Not Alone Quotes

140. “If you wanted to do something absolutely honest, something true, it always turned out to be a thing that had to be done alone.” — Richard Yates


141. “You are not alone in your quest to be who you want and have what you want.” — Chris Prentiss


142. “Sometimes I get so immersed in my own company, if I unexpectedly run into someone I know, it's a bit of a shock and takes me a while to adjust.” ― Kazuo Ishiguro, Never Let Me Go


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143. “Closed in a room, my imagination becomes the universe, and the rest of the world is missing out.” ― Criss Jami, Diotima, Battery, Electric Personality


144. “Solitude sometimes is the best society.” ― John Milton, Paradise Lost


145. “We live, in fact, in a world starved for solitude, silence, and private: and therefore starved for meditation and true friendship.” ― C.S. Lewis, The Weight of Glory


146. “My imagination makes me human and makes me a fool; it gives me all the world and exiles me from it.” ― Ursula K. Le Guin 


147. “I had already found that it was not good to be alone, and so made companionship with what there was around me, sometimes with the universe and sometimes with my own insignificant self; but my books were always my friends, let fail all else.” — Joshua Slocum


148. “A man is born alone and dies alone; and he experiences the good and bad consequences of his karma alone; and he goes alone to hell or the Supreme abode.” —  Chanakya 


149. “The eternal quest of the individual human being is to shatter his loneliness.” — Norman Cousins 


150. “If I am a legend, then why am I so lonely?” — Judy Garland 


151. “I'm single, footloose and fancy free, I have no responsibilities, no anchors. Work, friendship and self-improvement, that's me.” — Joel Edgerton

We really hope that the above-mentioned “You are not alone” quotes help you during tough times, helping you gain a better perspective of things and feel more confident about the decisions you make in life. After all, those who have nobody with them and are doing the right thing always have the support of the divine! Some of these quotes can also help you see things in a newer light, and enjoy your solitude from time to time. Being alone is usually only temporary, so instead of allowing that feeling to shatter you, it is best to embrace it, see things more reasonably, and continue having faith in your decisions. 


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How to make the best of
You can read through “You are not alone” quotes at times when you’re feeling lonely, uncertain about life’s big decisions, guilty about having made some mistakes in the past, or simply that nobody relates with what you’re going through.

It might be used. There are times when some employees have to make tough calls for the betterment of a project or when they feel like they are the only ones going through a certain work-related issue. In such situations, “You are not alone” quotes can help a great deal.

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Anubhuti Mishra
Anubhuti Mishra
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A marked inclination toward understanding human emotions and relationships led Anubhuti to become a certified Relationship Expert. With dual



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